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Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Pat Glass

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 009 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 89KB 15.11.2016

Latest news on the Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill 2016-17

The Bill was debated at second reading on 18 November 2016. The House of Commons voted for the Bill to be sent to a Public Bill Committee that will scrutinise the Bill line by line.

However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken.

Summary of the Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to amend the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 to make provision about the number and size of parliamentary constituencies in the United Kingdom; to specify how the size of a constituency is to be calculated; and for connected purposes.

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